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Innføring i HCI

Hovedinnhold

Undervisningssemester

Autumn

Mål og innhald

The course introduces students to analysis, design, and evaluation of the interaction between people and information and communication technologies. The aim is to give students an adequate understanding of the concepts of usability, user experience, and user-centered design. Special attention is given to understanding the lifecycle of interaction design with special emphasis on using qualitative and quantitative methods in establishing requirements and evaluating interactive technologies. Students will learn about current developments in the fields of interaction design and human-computer interaction.

Læringsutbyte

A student who has completed the course should have the following learning outcomes defined in terms of knowledge, skills and general competence:

Knowledge

The student

  • knows a definition of interaction design and human-computer interaction.
  • knows the concepts of usability, user experience and user-centered design.
  • knows the lifecycle model of interaction design.
  • has knowledge about different kinds of requirements.
  • knows the key concepts and terms used in evaluation.
  • has knowledge of different types of evaluation methods.

Skills

The student

  • can outline and discuss usability goals and user experience goals for designing an interactive product
  • can identify suitable methods for evaluating interactive technologies
  • can identify suitable methods for establishing requirements
  • can discuss the conceptual, practical, and ethical issues involved in evaluation
  • can discuss the advantages and disadvantages of low-fidelity and hi-fidelity prototypes
  • can produce simple prototypes of interactive products.

Krav til forkunnskapar

None

Tilrådde forkunnskapar

INFO100 or equivalent

Studiepoengsreduksjon

INFO162 overlaps

  • 10 ECTS with INFO262, INFO261 and INFO161
  • 5 ECTS with MIX100

Krav til studierett

Open

Arbeids- og undervisningsformer

10-14 two-hour lectures, 10-14 two-hour seminars, group work, student presentations, and feedback on submitted assignments.

Obligatorisk undervisningsaktivitet

  • Compulsory assignments that must be completed and approved.
  • Compulsory participation: Attendance at labs (at least 75%).

Approved compulsory requirements are valid for the two following semesters.

Vurderingsformer

  • Written exam, 3 hours (60 %)
  • Group assignment (40 %)

Updated: Change of assessment form spring 2021 from written exam to tree-hour take home exam as part of the measures to limit the risk of corona infection. Group assignment as normal

Karakterskala

A-F

Vurderingssemester

Assessment in teaching semester. Only students who have a valid document of absence will be entitled to take a new written exam the following semester.

Emneevaluering

All courses are evaluated according to UiB's system for quality assurance of education.

Institutt

Department of Information Science and Media Studies

Eksamensinformasjon

  • Vurderingsordning: HOG (Ny eksamen)

    Trekkfrist
    29.01.2021
    • Eksamensdel: Heimeeksamen

      Oppgave utleveres
      12.02.2021, 09:00
      Innleveringsfrist
      12.02.2021, 12:00
      Eksamenssystem
      Inspera
      Digital eksamen
    • Eksamensdel: Oppgåve i gruppe

      Eksamenssystem
      Inspera
      Digital eksamen